Skip to main content

Bruce Futterer

Russellville, AR
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Bruce Futterer

Bruce has been an avid carver since 1977. Since 2000, Bruce has won numerous blue ribbons at the International Carving Competition held each year in Davenport, Iowa. In 2004 his Santa Claus carving was selected as the National Grand Prize winner in the Woodcraft/Wood Carving Illustrated contests. In 2006, Bruce won Best of Show at the National Caricature Carvers Competition, and in 2005, he was awarded a Gold Medal for Scandinavian style carving from the Vesterheim Norwegian American Museum. Bruce was raised in Grand Marais and returns to the North Shore each summer.

Visit Bruce Futterer's Website

Current Courses Offered by Bruce Futterer

2 Days
Teaser image for Carving Facial Detail

Carving Facial Detail

Weathered lines on faces can tell a thousand stories...and present a challenge to any woodcarver. Face up to any fears you may have and spend two days carving eyes, ears, noses, mouths and beards with Bruce Futterer. Focusing especially on fishermans’ faces, Bruce will have a number of projects students…
Wed, Mar 4th, 2020  –  Thu, Mar 5th, 2020
Instructor: Bruce Futterer